Sacramento’s UC Davis Medical Center and four other large University of California hospitals have begun canceling elective surgeries because of a two-day strike planned by some workers next week.Full Story»
UC San Diego Health System said it will cancel about 90 percent of the elective surgeries scheduled at its Hillcrest and La Jolla hospitals when technical workers hold a two-day strike next week.
A judge is expected to rule on a request for a temporary restraining order limiting the number of workers who may take part in the walkout. According to UC officials, the focus is on workers considered essential for patient care.
WESTWOOD (CBSLA.com) — A potential walkout among 13,000 workers at five University of California medical centers statewide next week has already prompted officials to cancel elective surgeries.
Officials at five University of California medical centers said the hospitals are beginning to delay elective surgeries in the face of a possible strike by clinical and technical workers, the Los Angeles Times reports.